Dark purple. Potent blackberry liqueur, cherry-cola, incense and mocha scents pick up a smoky nuance with aeration. Palate-staining dark berry and floral pastille flavors are complicated by suggestions of spicecake and licorice.
A concentrated yet lithe Garnacha with impressive closing punch and persistence and late-arriving velvety tannins. Like its Oronta sibling, this wine is a fantastic value, making the case for how much bang for the buck Spain can deliver. (Vinous)